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Balk Shipyard to re-launch beautiful 44m Charter Yacht SEVEN SINS this weekend

May 22, 2015

The beautiful charter yacht SEVEN SINS is ready to be re-launched, as shows the photo below, released by Balk Shipyard. Available for superyacht charter in the popular Mediterranean and the fabulous Caribbean, luxury motor yacht SEVEN SINS has undergone a major refit, during which her bow was lengthened, adding a total of 2,3 meters to the vessel, making its total length of 43,60 meters.

43,60m charter yacht SEVEN SINS to be re-launched soon - Photo by Balk Shipyard

43,60m charter yacht SEVEN SINS to be re-launched soon – Photo by Balk Shipyard

Originally built to ABS & MCA standards by Heesen Yachts in 2005, superyacht SEVEN SINS is a superb tri-level, full-displacement steel hull vessel with an aluminum superstructure, magnificently designed by Omega Architects. She offers deluxe accommodation to up to 10 charter guests in 5 lavish cabins. Moreover, the vessel boasts generous deck areas, a spa pool spa, an aft water toys garage, as well as sauna.

Luxury Yacht 'Seven Sins'

Year:2005 (Refit 2008/2012/2014)  L.O.A.:135.5Ft (41.3m)  Beam:26.2Ft 
Max Speed:TBA  Cruise Speed:TBA  Engines:2xCat3412E 
Cabins: Charter Guest:10  Crew:

New 63m Motor Yacht ROMANTIC (FB265) by Benetti

May 22, 2015

The all-new 63-metre Benetti motor yacht ROMANTIC (FB265) can be seen in the photos and a short video below, made by Roberto Malfatti today, on May 22, 2015. Designed by the yard’s in-house team, luxury mega yacht ROMANTIC is currently dry-docked at the Benetti shipyard in Livorno, Italy.

Spanning over four generous decks, the Lloyd’s registered superyacht ROMANTIC is similar to motor yacht Nataly (FB252), with the addition of another deck. Made of steel and aluminium, she is fitted with twin Caterpillar engines, and is expected to reach a top speed of 16,5 knots and a cruising speed of 16 knots.

FB265 superyacht Romantic at the Benetti shipyard in Livorno, Italy - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

FB265 superyacht Romantic at the Benetti shipyard in Livorno, Italy – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Luxury motor yacht Romantic - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Luxury motor yacht Romantic – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Romantic Yacht - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Romantic Yacht – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Romantic superyacht - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Romantic superyacht – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

 

There are more charter yachts by Benetti here.

Launch of all-new 37m Superyacht SANTA MARIA T by Wim van der Valk

May 22, 2015

Dutch shipyard, Wim van der Valk, has kindly provided us with the photos below, showing the recent launch of the all-new 37m superyacht SANTA MARIA T (ex Vagabundus, hull no. WV0106), which took place on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The 37M Continental Trawler motor yacht SANTA MARIA T represents the first yacht in the world to be fitted with the 2-axis Anti Roll stabilizing system, providing ultimate stability whatever the conditions.

37M Continental Trawler Yacht SANTA MARIA T at launch

Launch of the 37M Continental Trawler Yacht SANTA MARIA T (ex Vagabundus, hull no. WV0106) at Wim van der Valk

With naval architecture by Ginton Naval Architects, super yacht SANTA MARIA T has been entirely designed by Guido de Groot. She provides lovely and comfortable accommodation to up to 8 guests in 4 magnificent cabins, including an Owner’s cabin, one VIP cabin, one twin guest cabin, as well as one bulk guest cabin. There is also accommodation for a crew of 6 members, sleeping in 3 crew cabins.

Luxury yacht SANTA MARIA T ready to hit the water

Luxury yacht SANTA MARIA T ready to hit the water

Made of steel and aluminium, the 37M Continental Trawler luxury yacht SANTA MARIA T (ex Vagabundus, hull no. WV0106) is a round bilge – full displacement vessel, run by twin Volvo Penta D16-MH 16,0l 6 cil. engines. She can comfortably achieve a top speed of 14,5 knots and a cruising speed of 11,5 knots.

Motor yacht SANTA MARIA T on the water

Motor yacht SANTA MARIA T on the water

SANTA MARIA T Yacht - aft view

SANTA MARIA T Yacht – aft view

Majestic 65m Mega Yacht SILVER ANGEL spotted at Benetti

May 21, 2015

The majestic 65-metre mega yacht SILVER ANGEL was spotted by yacht enthusiast, Roberto Malfatti, at the Benetti shipyard in Livorno, Italy, on May 13, 2015. Launched by Benetti in 2009, luxury motor yacht SILVER ANGEL has been magnificently designed by Stefano Natucci, with interior design by Argent Design.

65m superyacht Silver Angel at Benetti - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

65m superyacht Silver Angel at Benetti – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Spanning over five generous decks, superyacht SILVER ANGEL provides chic and glossy accommodation to a total number of 12 guests in 7 beautifully appointed staterooms. The many fine amenities aboard this striking vessel include a top class galley, fully-equipped gym and a variety of generous saloon and formal dining areas, in addition to a fabulous sundeck, hosting an oval Jacuzzi pool.

Luxury motor yacht Silver Angel - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Luxury motor yacht Silver Angel – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

There are more charter yachts built by Benetti here.

Continental Trawler 2395 Yacht’s hull and superstructure joined together by Wim van der Valk

May 21, 2015

May 13, 2015, saw the Dutch shipyard, Wim van der Valk, successfully join together the hull and superstructure of the all-new 24-metre Continental Trawler 2395 yacht. Being constructed on spec and available for sale, the all-aluminium motor yacht Trawler 2395 has been beautifully penned by Guido de Groot. She is scheduled for delivery in Spring 2016.

Hull and superstructure of Trawler 2395 Yacht being joined together - Photo by Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts

Hull and superstructure of Trawler 2395 Yacht being joined together – Photo by Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts

Superyacht Trawler 2395 is a contemporary go-anywhere vessel, designed to explore the world in comfort and style. Accommodation will be provided to up to 8 guests in four lovely and spacious cabins, with crew quarters for four crew astern. Moreover, guests will be able to enjoy additional outdoor recreational space forward of the wheelhouse on the main deck.

Motor yacht Trawler 2395 hull and superstructure joined together - Photo by Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts

Motor yacht Trawler 2395 hull and superstructure joined together – Photo by Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts

Continental Trawler 2395 superyacht’s round-bilged hull and semi-displacement capabilities will allow maximum fuel efficiency. She will be driven by twin V8 MAN 1200HP engines, achieving a top speed of 18 knots.

Continental Trawler 2395 Yacht - Photo by Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts

Continental Trawler 2395 Yacht – Photo by Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts

Beautiful 47m Motor Yacht BALISTA (Project 12) in Livorno, Italy

May 20, 2015

Yacht photographer, Roberto Malfatti, has kindly shared with us the photos of the beautiful 47-metre motor yacht BALISTA (Project 12), moored in the port of Livorno in Italy. Launched by Cantieri di Pisa in 2012, superyacht BALISTA is a gorgeous high performance vessel, with exterior by Galeazzi Design and interior by Mark Berryman.

47m superyacht BALISTA in the port of Livorno, Italy - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

47m superyacht BALISTA in the port of Livorno, Italy – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Built to comply to MCA and ABS standards, luxury yacht BALISTA can sleep up to 14 guests in utmost in luxury. There is a lavish full-beam master stateroom on the main deck, a full beam VIP cabin, two double as well as two twin cabins, in addition to a space that can be converted into two separate double staterooms.

BALISTA Yacht - side view - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

BALISTA Yacht – side view – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Motor yacht BALISTA - front view - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Motor yacht BALISTA – front view – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

BALISTA superyacht - aft view - Photo by Roberto Malfatti

BALISTA superyacht – aft view – Photo by Roberto Malfatti

Flush deck to be installed on first Swan 115 FD Yacht soon

May 20, 2015

Yesterday, May 19, 2015, saw the Finland-based builder, Nautor’s Swan, release the photos below, showing the flush deck being moved closer to the first Swan 115 FD yacht, in order to get the final details ready before the deck will be installed. Beautifully designed by German Frers, luxury sailing yacht Swan 115 FD (flush deck) has been developed for both blue water as well as long distance cruising.

Flush Deck for first Swan 115 FD superyacht - Photo by Nautors Swan

Flush Deck for first Swan 115 FD superyacht – Photo by Nautors Swan

Swan 115 FD superyacht Hull no. 2, luxury yacht Hull no. 3 and Hull no. 4 yacht are currently in build at the yard’s facilities in Pietarsaari. They are all due to be completed next year.

Swan 115 FD Superyacht Flush Deck - Photo by Nautors Swan

Swan 115 FD Superyacht Flush Deck – Photo by Nautors Swan

Transport of flush deck for superyacht Swan 115 FD - Photo by Nautors Swan

Transport of flush deck for superyacht Swan 115 FD – Photo by Nautors Swan

See more charter yachts by Nautors Swan here.

Experience Fiji aboard 42m charter catamaran DOUCE FRANCE

May 19, 2015

The imposing luxury charter yacht DOUCE FRANCE, one of the largest and most famous catamaran yachts in the world, announced its availability for unforgettable Fiji yacht charters from 20th June though to 13h July, 2015. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the beautiful Fijian islands in utmost luxury, style, comfort with impeccable service from Douce France catamaran’s crew on board.

Being a catamaran, Douce France offers huge amount of interior and exterior space throughout. Elegant and inviting accommodation in six spacious cabins awaits up to twelve charter guests. All cabins are air-conditioned and are attractively lined with pale sycamore wood. Each cabin has a queen-sized bed, which can be easily converted into two single beds, if required. Guests will find all cabins with their own en suite bathrooms and a shower.

DOUCE FRANCE - Aft deck by night

DOUCE FRANCE - Aft deck by night

The yacht’s interior exudes the feeling of sobriety and elegance of colonial charm, embracing guests with a relaxed and inviting environment. The huge windows on the main deckhouse provide 360 degrees of beautiful panoramic views of Douce France’s surroundings. For wine-lovers she has a 250-bottle wine cellar, comprising a fantastic selection of the world’s most famous wines to be matched with the mouth-watering dishes created by Douce France’s talented chef.

DOUCE FRANCE - Aft deck

DOUCE FRANCE - Aft deck

A wonderful selection of water toys is at guests’ disposal to enjoy in-water sports such as water-skiing, jet-skiing, sailing & windsurfing and so on. There is also a personal dive instructor who can present guests with official diving certificates which can be obtained during your charter vacation.

Catamaran 'Douce France'

Year:1998 (Refit 2001)  L.O.A.:42.20 m / 138'4  Beam:50'5 
Max Speed:25+ knots  Cruise Speed:12 knots  Engines:2xNani Dei 
Cabins: Charter Guest:12  Crew:

One of the other great characteristics of this catamaran is her speed. Douce France superyacht has an impressive total fore sail area of 5,692 square feet and is capable of sailing at a constant 22 knots in a 28 knots breeze, and often reaches 15 knots in 20 knots of wind. She can be powered by her twin diesel engines, which will provide her with a comfortable cruising speed of 12 knots if needed.

Fiji Yacht Charters in the South Pacific

No words exist to describe the feeling when you first experience Fiji. This cluster of paradise islands in the South Pacific offers enchanting beauty and untouched natural wonders, combined with the warm welcome and friendliness of local people. Get inspired by the below video, released by Tourism Fiji, showcasing Fiji’s stunning beaches, flourishing underwater life and crystal clear waters to dip into.

Are you ready for your Fiji vacation aboard a luxury yacht? Don’t forget to approach a company that has access to all the yachts… And choose an impartial one that has your best interests at heart – like CharterWorld – as demonstrated by our clients’ feedback. We are the largest professional broker specialising in unforgettable luxury yacht charter vacations, and we are the most dedicated.

For more information on sailing catamaran Douce France and her availability, as well as your personalised Fiji itinerary, please contact our experienced brokers who will be pleased to assist you in organising your next dream holiday.

Launch of two all-new Columbus Superyachts

May 18, 2015

Last Saturday, May 16, 2015, saw the Italian builder Columbus Yachts, part of the Palumbo Group, host the launch ceremony of the all-new motor yacht Classic  57m as well as the second 40m Sport Hybrid yacht. Both of these luxury superyachts will be officially presented to the public at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in September. Below are the photos from the launch, released by the shipyard.

Double launch for Columbus Yachts

Double launch for Columbus Yachts – Image credit to Columbus Yachts

Columbus Superyacht Classic 57m at launch

Columbus Superyacht Classic 57m at launch – Image credit to Columbus Yachts

Second Columbus Sport Hybrid 40m Yacht at launch

Second Columbus Sport Hybrid 40m Yacht at launch – Image credit to Columbus Yachts

Columbus Super Yacht Classic 57m

Columbus Super Yacht Classic 57m – Image credit to Columbus Yachts

Successful sea trials for Rossinavi TARANSAY Yacht

May 18, 2015

The brand new classic motor yacht TARANSAY (FR029) successfully completed her sea trials on May 13, 2015. A modern-day reinterpretation of a 1930s yacht, the 38-metre TARANSAY yacht was launched in Viareggio last month. The photos below, released by her builder Rossinavi, show this beauty under sea trials.

Rossinavi Classic Motor Yacht Taransay (FR029) - Photo credit to Wioletta Kowalska and Rossinavi

Rossinavi Classic Motor Yacht Taransay (FR029) – Photo credit to Wioletta Kowalska and Rossinavi

With naval architecture by the yard’s in-house team in collaboration with STB Italia, luxury superyacht TARANSAY can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests in the beautiful and elegant interiors, designed by Studio Tassin. There is also space for a crew of 7 members.

Superyacht Taransay - Photo credit to Wioletta Kowalska and Rossinavi

Superyacht Taransay – Photo credit to Wioletta Kowalska and Rossinavi

Run by twin Caterpillar C18 Acert diesel engines, luxury yacht TARANSAY can reach a top speed of 14 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots.

Luxury yacht Taransay - Photo credit to Wioletta Kowalska and Rossinavi

Luxury yacht Taransay – Photo credit to Wioletta Kowalska and Rossinavi

There are more images of Rossi Navi charter yachts here.